Poll: Which do you think is more versatile?
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View poll results: Which do you think is more versatile?
Electric Guitar
29 81%
Bass
3 8%
Equally versatile
4 11%
Voters: 36.
#3
wat?


It would help if you actually posted a question with options.
Unless you recently had a full frontal lobotomy I don't see why you would think the question Which is more versatile? is answerable without a subject.
#4
id say electric guitar cuz you have more of a range, but there both great instruments
#5
Bass.

Since you didn't specify electric bass you include double bass, which is used in bluegrass, acoustic jazz, orchestras, and concert bands. All places the electric guitar is not welcome.
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#6
...Electric Guitar. You can basically play anything on bass on an electric guitar only a few octaves up. Bluegrass, acoustic jazz, and orchestras as well as concert bands accept electric guitar. Semi-Hollow body guitars? Even then you could probably take a fender strat put it on an amp and play some really bluesy stuff.
#7
Quote by Doodleface
Bass.

Since you didn't specify electric bass you include double bass, which is used in bluegrass, acoustic jazz, orchestras, and concert bands. All places the electric guitar is not welcome.

why does not being allowed in certain groups make the instrument any less versatile?
#9
If you're talking about the complexity at which one person can play any given instrument, then guitar obviously. Simple fact of the matter is there are two more strings on a typical guitar on a typical bass, so there's more options.

If you're talking about use in music as a whole, and application to genre, bass is used more widely.
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#11
Quote by MrFlibble
If you're talking about the complexity at which one person can play any given instrument, then guitar obviously. Simple fact of the matter is there are two more strings on a typical guitar on a typical bass, so there's more options.


Unless you're John Myung, but that's a whole different story.
#12
This a pointless thread. It's like asking what's best, apples or oranges
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Quote by Brian_C
This a pointless thread. It's like asking what's best, apples or oranges


Apples.
#16
You make a lot of dumb thread you know that?
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